NHBC names Inverness builder as one of UK’s best

New home warranty and insurance provider NHBC has named Jeff Calder, John Dawson and Alan Wharton of Barratt Homes in the first round of its flagship competition for their sites in Inverness.

Published 23 July 2019

Barratt tweaks plans for new homes at Aberdeen hospital site

Barratt Homes has tabled an amendment to a planned development on the site of Aberdeen’s former Royal Cornhill Hospital after issues were raised by NHS Grampian.

Published 16 July 2019

New Elgin neighbourhood receives planning consent as Barratt secures land to create first phase

The first planning application for over 500 homes in the new masterplanned neighbourhood of Findrassie has received consent from Moray Council, enabling the sale of its first phase to Barratt Homes to complete this week.

Published 12 July 2019

Barratt Developments set to beat market forecasts

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has said that it expects annual profit to beat market forecasts after it delivered a record number of home completions and improved margins.

Published 10 July 2019

Construction course paves way for trio of joinery apprenticeships

Three female students who completed a Construction Pre-Apprenticeship course at New College Lanarkshire have secured Modern Apprenticeships in joinery.

Published 9 July 2019

Barratt buys Oregon Timber Frame to boost offsite targets

Selkirk-based Oregon Timber Frame has been acquired by Barratt Developments.

Published 27 June 2019

West of Scotland duo scoop national site award

Barratt West Scotland is celebrating after two of its site managers received prestigious industry accolades for their stellar work.

Published 20 June 2019

Barratt bags Scottish first with swift friendly homes

Housebuilder Barratt Homes is targeting key cities and towns in 2019 in which to install innovative swift bricks into its homes.

Published 11 June 2019

Aberdeen joiner recognised as Scottish Apprentice of the Year

An apprentice joiner training with Barratt North Scotland has fought off fierce competition to be named ‘Apprentice of the Year 2019’ at the Scottish Federation of Master Builders’ Awards.

Published 10 June 2019

Stakeholders hear how AIMCH project will revolutionise how homes are built

Industry leaders and stakeholders joined together this week to learn about the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project aims to transform how homes are built through industrialisation.

Published 28 May 2019

Barratt plans to use modern methods of construction to build a fifth of homes

Barratt Developments has outlined a commitment to drive down build costs using modern methods of construction.

Published 9 May 2019

Barratt gains 121-home Newtonhill development approval on appeal

The Scottish Government has paved the way for the development of 121 homes in a coastal Aberdeenshire village.

Published 29 April 2019

Barratt East chooses Rock Trust as charity of the year

An Edinburgh-based youth homelessness prevention organisation has been chosen by Barratt East as its charity partner of the year as it sets out its corporate social responsibility programme for 2019.

Published 16 April 2019

Mactaggart & Mickel, Barratt and Miller maintain ‘five star’ performance as Persimmon struggles

An annual industry survey has once again placed Persimmon among the UK’s worst major housebuilders but there was better news for Barratt Scotland, Mactaggart & Mickel and Miller Homes.

Published 27 March 2019

Barratt teams up with housing association on three year build programme

Albyn Housing Society has partnered with national housebuilder Barratt Homes to bring 95 quality homes to the people of Inverness.

Published 18 March 2019